Leather auxiliaries: effectiveness and environmental respect

What are leather auxiliaries?

On the website of Veco you can find many leather auxiliaries, which are useful (or, better to say, necessary) in many different phases of leather working. Continue reading if you want to learn more about these products, so you will be able to find your way in the field of leather auxiliaries and choose the perfect product for you.

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Leather tanning oil to enhance brightness and softness

What are the peculiarities of oil?

Leather tanning oil is a product used to confer special qualities to leather, and it is fundamental in the process of leather finishing.
In order to understand why oil is so important in leather finishing, you only need to think about the peculiarities of oil in general and about its functions: oil, indeed, has the capacity to make any surface smoother and brighter. We might say that also tanning oils are used for these reasons, but let’s have a deeper look at oils used in leather industry!

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How to improve leather resistance: leather chemicals and processes

Products and processes to enhance leather resistance

The processes of leather working are essential to confer specific peculiarities to hides. Resistance is one of these.
Various methods are used to enhance leather resistance in different phases of leather working, and specific leather chemicals are used to reach this aim. When we speak about leather resistance we mean both mechanical resistance and resistance to wear, which can be achieved through the tanning, re-tanning and fat-liquoring processes. As far as tanning is concerned, we can claim that chrome tanning is one of the most popular ones (about 80% hides are treated in this way). In addition to improving leather resistance, this process is fundamental also to convey a high level of water impermeability and permeability to air and water vapour. The tanning process is fundamental also to turn hides into hygienic products.

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Textile chemicals manufacturers and professionals of leather industry at ACLE 2016

All China Leather Exhibition, a main event for the leather industry

There are only a few weeks to go until the inauguration of the 2016 All China Leather Exhibition, one of the main international events in leather industry.
Held at the New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, the 2016 event will take place from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September, and it is expected to be a great event for all the companies and professionals who will take part in it. Also Veco will showcase its products at the fair: come and meet us at our stall!

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Carriage of leather tanning chemicals – ADR

Carriage of leather tanning chemicals

The transport and delivery of leather tanning chemicals needs to be carried out in an attentive way, respecting precise rules in order to ensure safety for people and products as well.
In this sense, you might find it useful to know more about ADR, i.e. the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road. The acronym ADR comes from the French definition “Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises Dangereuses par Route”.

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Tannery chemicals: the importance of being “green”

The environmental issue in leather working

In the field of leather working and finishing, the environmental issue is very important. The use of innovative products and technologies that can help reducing the impact of tanneries and leather companies on the environment is an essential challenge.
The companies that are willing to look at the future (like Veco), and not only at the present, know well that they need to find new solutions to ensure the environmental sustainability during the process of leather production. This objective can be achieved using new technologies and products, and investing on research and development, giving up any fear of changing things.

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Choose the leather chemical compound that best meets your needs!

Why is leather finishing so important?

Finishing is a very important phase in the process of leather working: it is during this phase, indeed, that the tanned leather undergoes a series of chemical processes that convey to this material those qualities that are most appreciated on the market. If you work in this field, you know that the leather market is becoming more and more exigent, and the sector of leather finishing needs to keep pace with the times, studying and developing cutting edge technologies and products for leather working.

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